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Old 09-30-2011, 08:26 AM   #1
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I'm a fairly new rider (1 year) and own a 2009 CBR1000RR and unless it is raining, I'm riding! My drive to and from work is 50 minutes to an hour long. While I may just be putting to much weight on my hands (?), I'm wondering if there are some more comfortable grips than my factory set that would still look good on my ride!
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Old 09-30-2011, 08:33 AM   #2
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Whats wrong? Too much vibration and your hands getting numb or are your hands just sore?

If the former you can find lots of aftermarket grips (though usually in chrome).

If the latter (which i'm willing to put money on) you just need to loosen your hold on the grips. Maybe get a throttle lock or rocker to rest your hands while riding.
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I use them on my metric bikes.

http://www.casporttouring.com/cst/mo...s/GRIPPUP.html
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Old 09-30-2011, 09:03 AM   #4
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Just try keeping the weight off your hands and your wrists straight. I ride the same bike and have almost 24,000 miles on it. It will be two years old at the end of January
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Mainly just sore, though my left hand does fall asleep sometimes while driving!?!? Another question... The grips I have seen online do not all have the option for an endcap. Is that necessary or not? I was under the impression that the endcaps were needed to somehow minimize the vibrations???
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Pro Grip makes gel grips that work well.
They're under $10 and we keep them in stock.
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Mainly just sore, though my left hand does fall asleep sometimes while driving!?!? Another question... The grips I have seen online do not all have the option for an endcap. Is that necessary or not? I was under the impression that the endcaps were needed to somehow minimize the vibrations???
U can cut the ends off to fit the bar ends.....
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